Kidney & Pancreas Transplant in Pune
What is the function of the Kidney?
The kidneys are vital organs of the human body whose function is essential to maintain life. Kidneys are located on either side of the spine, behind the abdominal organs and below the rib cage. The function of kidneys are
- Waste excretion
- Blood Pressure regulation
- Regulates Water level
- Red blood cell regulation
- Acid regulation
Kidneys are a bean-shaped organ that produces urine. Urine is then carried to the bladder by way of the ureters. The bladder serves as a storehouse for the urine. When the body senses that the bladder is full, the urine is excreted from the bladder through the urethra.
When the kidneys stop working, renal failure occurs. If this renal failure continues (chronically), end-stage renal disease results, with the accumulation of toxic waste products in the body. In this case, either dialysis or transplantation is required.
Common Causes of End-Stage Renal Disease
- Diabetes mellitus
- High blood pressure
- Polycystic Kidney Disease
- Severe anatomical problems of the urinary tract
- Treatments for End-stage Renal Disease
The treatments for end-stage renal disease are hemodialysis, a mechanical process of cleaning the blood of waste products; peritoneal dialysis, in which waste products are removed by passing chemical solutions through the abdominal cavity; and kidney transplantation.
However, while none of these treatments cure end-stage renal disease, a transplant offers the closest thing to a normal life because the transplanted kidney can replace the failed kidneys. However, it also involves a life-long dependence on drugs to keep the new kidney healthy. Some of these drugs can have severe side effects.
Some kidney patients consider a transplant after beginning dialysis; others consider it before starting dialysis. In some circumstances, dialysis patients who also have severe medical problems such as cancer or active infections may not be suitable candidates for a kidney transplant.
Kidney Transplantation | Kidney Specialist in Pune
Dr. Bipin Vibhute provides dedicated treatment facilities for kidney & pancreas transplant in Pune such as diagnosis of kidney disease, its development and progress at the same time the right treatment and preventive ways.
The team of kidney transplant includes surgeons, nephrologists, anaesthetists etc. He provides complete nephrology/kidney care under one roof which including cadaveric and living donor kidney transplants.
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Transplant Evaluation Process
- Blood Type Testing
- Tissue Typing